General information about Nairobi
Country Kenya
Region Nairobi Area 05
Population 2,750,547
Visitors 3,400,000/Year
Time Zone Africa/Nairobi
Cost of living in Nairobi
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 125 289
Food 148 254
Transportation 24 137
Communications and utilities 65 59
Clothing 14 54
Sports and leisure 30 81
Total 407 874
Accommodation in Nairobi USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 127
Shared room in city centre 292
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 150
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 306
Coordinates of Nairobi
Time Zone Africa/Nairobi
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude -1.283330000
Longitude 36.816670000
Elevation (STRM3) 1684 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Nairobi

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 26 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 30 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 14,800 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 63 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 62 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 49 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 383 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 187 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,095 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 475 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 49 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 44 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 7,126 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,020 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 346 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 17.18%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Nairobi

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 30 32 32 32 31 32 35 32 31 35 29 32 35
Average high °C 24 25 24 24 26 27 26 25 23 22 21 22 24
Average temperature °C 17 18 18 17 18 18 19 19 17 16 15 15 17
Average low °C 11 13 14 13 12 12 14 14 14 12 11 11 12
Record low °C 5 7 7 8 7 7 7 10 7 6 6 4 4
Fog Days 1 2 4 5 4 2 3 4 4 2 2 1 34
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 5 3 1 1 1 21
Average precipitation Mm. 24 49 128 87 56 49 83 195 158 38 16 19 902
Relative humidity % 62 60 68 66 60 58 61 69 71 69 70 68 65
Relative humidity morning % 92 93 96 96 93 89 92 96 96 94 93 92 94
Relative humidity evening % 41 40 51 49 41 35 38 52 56 53 52 49 46
Wind speed Km/h 12 14 15 16 16 16 16 14 11 10 10 11 13
Day Length Hours 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12
Dew point °C 11 12 13 13 12 12 13 15 14 12 11 12 150
Growing degree-day °C 200 241 233 207 241 220 276 267 207 167 155 155 2568
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 20 18 20 22 24 23 20 19 17 17 18 20
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Nairobi - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
3 kmNairobi Wilson AirportNairobiM
3 kmMoi Air BaseNairobiM
8 kmJomo Kenyatta International AirportNairobiL
86 kmNanyuki AirportNanyukiM
92 kmLaikipia Air BaseNanyukiM
99 kmAmboseli AirportAmboseli National ParkM
125 kmMara Serena Lodge AirstripMasai MaraM
145 kmArusha AirportArushaM
149 kmKilimanjaro International AirportArushaM
160 kmEldoret International AirportEldoretM

Cities close to Nairobi

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km KenyaNairobi AreaNairobi2,750,547407 USD2.210.04.8
142 km KenyaKisumuKisumu216,479
143 km KenyaUasin GishuEldoret218,446
94 km KenyaMeruMeru47,226
107 km KenyaKerichoKericho35,748
21 km KenyaNairobi AreaThika200,000
52 km KenyaNyeriNyeri51,084
75 km KenyaNakuruNakuru259,903
59 km KenyaNarokNarok36,061
72 km KenyaKituiKitui15,954